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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Genetic Counseling,
  • Counseling of,
  • Patients,
  • Human chromosome abnormalities,
  • Genetic counseling,
  • Chromosome Aberrations

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementR.J. McKinlay Gardner, Grant R. Sutherland, Lisa G. Shaffer
SeriesOxford monographs on medical genetics -- no. 61, Oxford monographs on medical genetics -- no. 61.
ContributionsSutherland, Grant R., Shaffer, Lisa G.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRB155.7 .G37 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24822990M
ISBN 109780195375336
LC Control Number2011005028

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Chromosome abnormalities and genetic counseling. New York: Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Gardner, R.J.M. Chromosome abnormalities and genetic counseling. New York: Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors.   Chromosome Abnormalities and Genetic Counseling book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Chromosomal abnormalities can cause disabi /5.   Chromosomal abnormalities can cause disability in children, and reproductive difficulty in parents. Many parents and couples seek genetic counseling in order to learn why they, or a relative, may have had a child with a particular collection of medical problems and/or intellectual disability. There may have been a history of multiple miscarriage, or infertility.4/5(3). "Chromosome Abnormalities and Genetic Counseling is a comprehensive text encompassing a full complement of cytogenetic information. Concepts are introduced such as basic cytogenetic elements, ethical and counseling issues and the handling of risk figures. A brief and concise review of chromosome pathology is included, enough to refresh the /5(2).